LEGAL NEWS 10.10.2010

Will strive to make RTI more effective, accessible: New CIC

Thaindian.com

… Tiwari said: “The RTI act is not like IPC (Indian Penal Code) and
CrPC (Criminal Procedure Code). It empowers and enables the public to get
information. …

<http://www.thaindian.com/newsportal/uncategorized/will-strive-to-make-rti-more-effective-accessible-new-cic_100442175.html>

 

 

 

 

Film goers oppose ticket rate hike proposal

Times of India

An advocate, GL Narasimha Rao, president of Akhila Bharatha Cine Prekshaka
Viniyogadarula Sangham, a body of film goers, has also filed a writ
petition in …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/Film-goers-oppose-ticket-rate-hike-proposal/articleshow/6721186.cms>

 

 

 

 
Over 2 lakh cases pending in J&K courts: Minister

Daily News & Analysis

In a written reply to a question in the state Legislative Council, Sagar
said more than 56000 civil cases, writ petitions and appeals are pending
judgements …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_over-2-lakh-cases-pending-in-j-and-k-courts-minister_1450039>

 

 

 

 

 

12 Preventive Security Act detenus freed in Kashmir

Sify

Srinagar, Oct 9 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Saturday decided to
release 12 people held under the Public Safety Act (PSA) and lodged in
different …

<http://sify.com/news/12-preventive-security-act-detenus-freed-in-kashmir-news-national-kkjwuddgcjg.html>

 

 

 

 

Ayodhya: AIMPLB legal cell wants to file plea in SC

Indian Express

Even as efforts are being made by litigants to “resolve” the Ayodhya
tangle and avoid it from reaching the Supreme Court, the legal
sub-committee of the All …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Ayodhya–AIMPLB-legal-cell-wants-to-file-plea-in-SC/695087>

 

 

 

 

‘Law to ensure consistency in death sentence’

Express Buzz

Though it entirely falls within the purview of the judiciary and decided on
a case to case basis, the government is considering putting in place a
guideline …

<http://expressbuzz.com/nation/law-to-ensure-consistency-in-death-sentence/213731.html>

 

 

 

 

Binod Sinha paid Rs 28 lakh for HB Lal case

Times of India

IT sources said the total legal expenses came to around Rs 28 lakh for
first contesting the PIL in the high court and then in the Supreme Court
against the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ranchi/Binod-Sinha-paid-Rs-28-lakh-for-HB-Lal-case/articleshow/6721258.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

Lokpal Bill to come up before Union Cabinet soon: Moily

The Hindu

PTI The Hindu Union Minister of Law and Justice M. Veerappa Moily with
former CJI JS Verma and MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan at a
conference in …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article821995.ece>

 

 

 

 

Cruelty? Not tiff with in-law

Calcutta Telegraph

The high court also dismissed his plea in 2007. In the Supreme Court, Kaur
denied the allegations. She said Singh had “forcibly” taken her son
away and beat …

<http://www.telegraphindia.com/1101010/jsp/nation/story_13040682.jsp>

 

 

 

 

Local court pulls up city DC

Indian Express

Since no directions were being passed in the case, the petitioner had
approached the Punjab and Haryana High Court which had remanded the case
back to the …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/local-court-pulls-up-city-dc/695072/>

 

 

 

 
Judge for yourself

Deccan Chronicle

“The irony of it all, the Supreme Court upheld the High Court verdict but
commuted death sentence to life, showing compassion for the criminal
because he …

<http://www.deccanchronicle.com/360-degree/judge-yourself-212>

 

 

 

 

Court directs CARA to process pending adoption cases at Preet Mandir

Indian Express

The Bombay High Court on Friday directed Central Adoption Resource Agency
(CARA) to process the adoption applications of 18 children in Preet Mandir
that …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/court-directs-cara-to-process-pending-adoption-cases-at-preet-mandir/695192/>

 

 

 

 

Prosecution insists on framing of charges, defence seeks stay

Indian Express

He said since November 12 was fixed as next date for hearing before the
High Court, the proceedings before trial court be adjourned till then.

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Prosecution-insists-on-framing-of-charges–defence-seeks-stay/695078/>

 

 

 

 

HC cracks whip on SKS Microfin CEO

Indian Express

The Andhra Pradesh High Court has restrained SKS Microfinance’s newly
appointed CEO and MD MR Rao from taking any major policy decisions, pending
final …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-cracks-whip-on-new-SKS-Microfinance-CEO/694897>

 

 

 

Govt can fix parking fee at cinemas: HC

Times of India

CHENNAI: The state government has powers to prescribe vehicle parking fee
structure for cinema theatres, the Madras high court has held. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Govt-can-fix-parking-fee-at-cinemas-HC/articleshow/6721335.cms>

 

 

 

 
HC bench to hear slumdwellers’ woes

Hindustan Times

A special bench of the Bombay High Court has been constituted on Sunday to
hear grievances of hutment dwellers of Kalwa, in Thane district, whose
shanties …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/HC-bench-to-hear-slumdwellers-woes/Article1-610750.aspx>

 

 

 

 

HC reserves Army order rejecting officer’s resignation

Indian Express

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has set aside the order of the Army
refusing resignation to its woman officer who had said that her continuance
in service …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/comments/hc-reserve…/695238/>

 

 

 

 

Don’t stall trial unless higher court stays specifically – Mad. HC

Law et al. News

The Madras High Court said categorically to Sessions courts that trial in
cases should not be adjourned merely because some petition is pending
before the …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2500>

 

 

 

 

HC imposes Rs 10000 cost on student

Express Buzz

CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has imposed a cost of Rs 10000 on a college
student for filing a frivolous petition and thereby wasted the precious
time of …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/chennai/hc-imposes-rs-10000-cost-on-student/213975.html>

 

 

 
HC seeks report on land records

Deccan Chronicle

Hyderabad, Oct. 9: Justice CV Nagarjuna Reddy of the Andhra Pradesh High
Court has directed the Hyderabad district collector to explain alleged
fabrication …

<http://www.deccanchronicle.com/hyderabad/hc-seeks-report-land-records-207>

 

 

 

 

 

Biomedical plant contract by Nov 30

Times of India

UT’s application seeking further time to complete the process came up
before the HC in the wake of an ongoing PIL preferred by a few residents of
Sector 16. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/Biomedical-plant-contract-by-Nov-30/

 

 

 

 

Hang bride burners: SC

Indo-Asian News Service

Unless all those who burn their wives are hanged, the barbaric crime would not stop, the Supreme Court has said. “This (bride burning) is barbaric and wild animal like behaviour and only when the perpetrators of such a crime are sent to the gallows the people will realise that bride burning is a

 

http://www.hindustantimes.com/Hang-bride-burners-SC/H1-Article1-610624.aspx

 

 

 

 

Nothing moves without money: Supreme Court

The Hindu

PTI The Supreme Court said it was unfortunate that there was no control
over corruption in the country. Photo: Rajeev Bhatt Stating that “nothing
moves …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article823397.ece>

 

 

 

 

Computer knowledge must for budding judges: Apex court

Sify

New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that the new judges
being appointed in lower courts must have the basic knowledge of computer
operations. …

<http://sify.com/news/computer-knowledge-must-for-budding-judges-apex-court-news-national-kkjwadejcib.html>

 

 

 

 

Frame eligibility of PIOs appearing for AIIMS admission: CIC

Indian Express

The Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Health Ministry
to fix a time frame for finalising eligibility criteria for People of
Indian …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Frame-eligibility-of-PIOs-appearing-for-AIIMS-admission–CIC/695239>

 

 

 

 

After CIC’s order, UPSIC hearing complaints

Times of India

In accordance with the order issued by the Chief Information Commissioner
(CIC), the commission is now hearing complaints filed by applicants. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/After-CICs-order-UPSIC-hearing-complaints/articleshow/6721327.cms>

 

 

 

 
Make INA chronicles public: CIC

Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Central Information Commission (CIC) has asked the defence
ministry to make public the document chronicling the history of Indian
National …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Make-INA-chronicles-public-CIC/articleshow/6721803.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

 

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